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  • Job reference: RMS0173687

Electrical Systems Engineer - 31606

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/12/2016
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/01/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Position Description:
"The candidate will act as the Systems Engineer for Restraints Electronics The candidate would be expected to Maintain a Systems Engineering approach, ensuring that all stakeholders are involved and working to the same goal. Provide technical assistance to the feature and component owners and to monitor the vehicle requirements and timing and ensure there is a robust delivery plan meeting all required deliverables. Technical Lead for all Network Communication requirements as well and Circuit diagrams and component electrical interfaces. Monitoring deliverables via RMDV deliverables monitoring tool, releasing SW to the various vehicle lines and plants using WERS system, and managing all electrical issues whether this be SW, HW or Network Communication via the use of AIMS system. The candidate would also be required to visit manufacturing sites to review emerging issues in order to identify root cause and plan resolutions. The candidate would also be required to visit crash test sites and crash test preparation areas, being responsible for signing off the vehicles fitness for test from a Restraints Electronics perspective. Take ownership of vehicle line quality metrics, identify and lead projects to resolution. Analysis of warranty data to identify and prioritise top issues and resolve customer concerns Identifying and implementing robust containment, root cause and permanent corrective action. Quality data analysis using AWS, PAWS, CQI, JD Powers, DTC Database etc, Project resolution through use of 8D, 6 Sigma tool set. Work with supplier base and engineers to find resolutions and preventative measure. Reporting out to management at weekly meetings"

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Technical competent in Electronics - including vehicle networks , systems engineering and control interfaces
2. Planning and task management - including prioritisation, maintaining control , and working as part of a team and drive issues forward to conclusion
3. Exceptional communication skills - Ability to speak to all levels within JLR and foster a strong relationship with other competance areas, and reporting key facts to management when required

Experience Required:
"A robust understanding of Electronics and electrical systems Experience in Electrical system testing Experience with vehicle networks such as CAN/LIN Quality and warranty analysis and metrics Degree qualified in Electronics/Software or Automotive Subject."

Experience Preferred:
" Any project management qualifications advantageous. Experience of specifiying/verifying automotive electrical commodities. Knowledge of toolsets and processes Knowledge of Vehicle Multiplex systems - CAN, LIN and associated analysis tools Knowledge of ECU Diagnostics - Diagnostic protocols and DTCs"

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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